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Men’s Shed On The Hunt For Challenges

The Ridley Road Community Men’s Shed is a small well -established Men’s Shed situated in the grounds of The Anglican Church Ridley Road Bridgeman Downs and serving surrounding suburbs. The Shed provides a range of services to the community, and most importantly to its members. Members enjoy the companionship of each other and the opportunity to work together to give... Read More

by katie , 4 hours ago

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New Probus Club Forms In Response To Demand

Forming social connections during retirement is important, as it provides a sense of friendship and support for retirees and that’s what Probus is about.  The newest Probus Club in Queensland is Arana Hills & District Probus Club and was formed on 16th June, 2022 at Arana Leagues Club. The new club was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mitchelton. The... Read More

by katie , 1 day ago

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It’s All Progress

There’s lots happening across our suburbs at the moment, much of it changing the landscape as we know it, but all to do with servicing the ever-expanding community as the Ellendale development at Upper Kedron releases new stages and areas north of Ferny Grove also grow.  The Transport Oriented Development (TOD) is making good progress and taking shape as one... Read More

by katie , 1 day ago

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A Joy Ride in the Bash Car

Local Councillors Cath Tonks, Matt Constance and State Member Tim Mander were covered in mud and still had smiles on their faces when the Albany Creek Rover Scouts took them for a joy ride in their Bash Car.  Scouts love adrenaline packed activities and wanted to showcase their project car that they have rebuilt after many years of it sitting... Read More

by katie , 5 days ago

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Serenata Singers Entertain At Regis

Serenata Singers were pleased to be invited to sing again at local Regis homes, this time performing in Ferny Grove and The Gap.  With over 30 residents enjoying the shows at each venue, the group entertained with a broad variety of tunes from Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’, to Harry Belafonte’s ‘Day-O’. A number of solos were sung by members of the... Read More

by Yolande Nicholson , 5 days ago

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VIEW Clubs call on volunteers to reconnect with the community after a challenging year.

As part of National Volunteer Week that took place in May,  Newmarket VIEW Club recently called on members of the community to consider volunteering for children’s education charity, The Smith Family.  Members used raffles and donations to raise money to continue to support their seven sponsored children through The Smith Family’s Learning for Life Program, which funds their school activities.... Read More

by Yolande Nicholson , 7 days ago

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Bunya Lions Start Tidal Wave of Love and Hope with Donations to Local High School

The long standing relationship between Brisbane Bunya Lions Club and Mitchelton State High School means students in need are supported to participate in learning and cocurricular activities that without such help, could not. A $2,000 boost to the Mitchelton State High School Chaplaincy funds, along with a swag of food supplies for the school pantry and donated by the club... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Brookside Walkers Celebrate Milestone

The Heart Foundation’s first and biggest shopping centre walking group recently celebrated dual milestones during a specially organised event held at Brookside Shopping Centre. After turning 30 last year, the Brookside Walking Group gathered to recognise their 25 year partnership with Heart Foundation Walking. The group was one of the first of its kind nationwide when it began in 1991... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Support Group Stepping Up for Parkinson’s

You don’t have to have been touched by Parkinsons disease to know what a cruel and debilitating illness it can be. Targeting the central nervous system, this disorder affects a person‘s movement and often includes tremors, slowness of movement, rigidity, and a loss of balance. Needless to say, living or caring for someone with this condition can be challenging to... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Create A Cosy Home Sustainably This Winter

After a long wet summer, winter has arrived in South East Queensland. Across the region, people are digging out their doonas and warm socks. The long chilly evenings are the perfect time to some quality time at home with a podcast and a cozy craft.  Roz Fenson, CEO of The Nest Community, says even in a temperate climate, winter evokes... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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